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June 2006 Volume #31 Issue 1 Journal of Vector Ecology
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Submitted Papers

♦ Ethical dillemmas in malaria control Andrew Spielman .................................................................. 1

♦ Illustrated keys to the anopheline mosquitoes of Myanmar Thin Thin Oo, Achim Kaiser, and Norbert Becker ............................................................................... 9

♦ Spatial pattern of reinfestation by Triatoma infestans in Chancaní, Argentina Kenneth McGwire, Elsa L. Segura, Marcelo Scavuzzo, Adolfo A. Gómez, and Mario Lamfri ........ 17

♦ Ovipositional and ovicidal effects of the microbial agent Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis on Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae) Nayer S. Zahiri and Mulla.......................................... 29

♦ Variation in life table characteristics among populations of Phlebotomus papatasi at different altitudes Asli Belen and Bulent Alten ......................................................................................................... 35

♦ Biting patterns and seasonal densities of Anopheles mosquitoes in the Cayo District, Belize, Central America with emphasis on Anopheles darlingi Nicole L. Achee, John P. Grieco, Eliska Rejmankova, Richard G. Andre Errol Vanzie, Jorge Polanco, Ireneo Briceno, Russell King, and Donald R. Roberts ............................................... 45

♦ The status and seasonal changes of organophosphate and pyrethroid resistance in Turkish populations of the house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) M.M. Akiner and S.S. Ga™lar .................................................................................................................. 58

♦ Susceptibility of the adult eye gnat Liohippelates collusor (Diptera: Chloropidae) to neonicotinoids and spinosad insecticides Yongxing Jiang and Mir S. Mulla ........................................................ 65

♦ Attraction of mosquitoes to volatiles associated with blood S. A. Allan, U.R. Bernier, and D.L. Kline .............................................................................................. 71

♦ Feeding behavior of larval black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) with and without exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis Craig A. Stoops and Peter H. Adler ..................................................... 79

♦ Population interactions between Culex vishnui mosquitoes and their natural enemies in Pondicherry, India P.K. Das, N. Sivagnaname, and D. Dominic Amalraj .......................................................... 84

♦ Influence of nutritional and physiological status on behavioral responses of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) to deltamethrin and cypermethrin Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap, Monthathip Kongmee, Michael J. Bangs, Sunaiyana Sathantriphop, Vithee Meunworn, Atchariya Parbaripai, Wannapa Suwonkerd, and Pongthep Akratanakul ...................................................................................... 89

♦ Predation efficiency of indigenous larvivorous fish species on Culex pipiens L. larvae (Diptera: Culicidae) in drainage ditches in Argentina Gerardo A. Marti, M. de las Mercedes Azpelicueta, María C. Tranchida, Sebastián A. Pelizza, and Juan J. García ........................................................... 102

♦ Statistical estimation of degree days of mosquito development under fluctuating temperatures in the field Weidong Gu and Robert J. Novak ...................................................................................... 107

♦ Attempts to control sand flies by insecticide-sprayed strips along the periphery of a village Laor Orshan, David Szekely, Heather Schnur, Amos Wilamowski, Yosi Galer, Shimon Bitton, and Yosef Schlein ...................................................................................................................................... 113

♦ A study of the larvicidal activity of Origanum (Labiatae) species from southwest Turkey Huseyin Cetin and Atila Yanikoglu ........................................................................................................ 118

Different responses of two floodwater mosquito species, Aedes vexans and Ochlerotatus sticticus (Diptera: Culicidae), to larval habitat drying M.L. Schäfer and J.O. Lundström ............................. 123

♦ Mosquito species diversity and abundance in relation to land use in a riceland agroecosystem in Mwea, Kenya Ephantus J. Muturi, Josephat Shililu, Benjamin Jacob, Weidong Gu, John Githure, and Robert Novak ................................................................................................................................... 129

♦ Larvicidal effect of pepper plants on Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) Udom Chaithong, Wej Choochote, Kittichai Kamsuk, Atchariya Jitpakdi, Pongsri Tippawangkosol, Dana Chaiyasit, Daruna Champakaew, Benjawan Tuetun, and Benjawan Pitasawat ..................... 138

♦ Experimental evaluation of overhanging bamboo in Anopheles darlingi larval habitat selection in Belize, Central America Nicole L. Achee, John P. Grieco, Richard G. Andre, Donald R. Roberts, and Eliska Rejmankova ................................................................................................................... 145

♦ Visual targets for capture and management of house flies, Musca domestica L. Christopher J. Geden ............................................................................................................................... 152

♦ Changes in climate and habitat suitability for the cattle tick Boophilus microplus in its southern Neotropical distribution range A. Estrada-Peña, M. Corson, J.M. Venzal, A.J. Mangold, and A. Guglielmone ................................ 158

♦ Host usage and seasonal activity patterns of Ixodes kingi and I. sculptus (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs in a . Colorado prairie landscape, with a summary of published North American host records for all life stages Daniel J. Salkeld, Rebecca J. Eisen, Michael F. Antolin, Paul Stapp, and Lars Eisen ...................... 168

♦ Inferring the population structure and demographic history of the tick, Amblyomma americanum Linnaeus Tonya R. Mixson, Shari L. Lydy, Gregory A. Dasch, and Leslie A. Real ........................................... 181

Scientific Notes

♦ A new record of Mesocyclops pehpeiensis Hu, 1943 (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) for Cuba Zulema Menéndez Díaz, Janet W. Reid, Ibian Castillo Guerra, and Ida Valdés Ramos .................. 193

♦ Fifth instar experience reduces aversiveness of the plant extract ruda (Ruta graveolens) in the adult triatomine Rhodnius prolixus Stal 1859 Charles I. Abramson, Elis Aldana, Enrique Sulbaran- Romero, and Eliecer Lizano ........................ 196

♦ Distribution and larval habitat characteristics of Anopheles Hyrcanus Group and related mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae) in South Korea Leopoldo M. Rueda, Heung-Cheul Kim, Terry A. Klein, James E. Pecor Cong Li, Ratana Sithiprasasna, Mustapha Debboun, and Richard C. Wilkerson .......................................................... 198

♦ An annotated list of the ticks (Ixodidae and Argasidae) of Mississippi Jerome Goddard ....................................................................................................................................... 206

♦ An automated, field-compatible device for excito-repellency assays in mosquitoes Somchai Tanasinchayakul, Suppaluck Polsomboon, Atchariya Prabaripai, and Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap .................................................................................................................................. 210